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Aug. 1. Mon. Being uncertain as to just when we would arrive. Laura and I got up rather too early this morning. In fact, we saw a beautiful sunrise - and threats of rain. Everyone was out early. The Locks are always an attraction. We discovered the Tionesta "off the port bow" and the officers and men all crazy for a race. Got acquainted with a lot of people, comparing notes, but we didn't seem to gain much - met or passed many other boats however. Finally we went to breakfast and in the middle of it a fog suddenly settled down and we slowed up very much. In five or ten minutes it rose as suddenly - and there, right out the dining room window - was the Tionesta! We passed her quickly - and she tagged us into the big Canadian lock (a new one on me - the other side of the rapids) All trace of rain clouds had gone. Officers and passengers got off and raced around and compared notes and we could almost "see the whites of the eyes" of the Tionesta's passengers on her bow, from our stern, as we went through, about 9:30 am. Afterward, the Huronic stopped at the Canadian docks and the Tionesta shot past, over to the United States side - looking very pretty indeed, too. Laura and I and a few others (including the Central American


Aug. 1. Mon. Being uncertain as to just when we would arrive. Laura and I got up rather too early this morning. In fact, we saw a beautiful sunrise - and threats of rain. Everyone was out early. The Locks are always an attraction. We discovered the Tionesta "off the port bow" and the officers and men all crazy for a race. Got acquainted with a lot of people, comparing notes, but we didn't seem to gain much - met or passed many other boats however. Finally we went to breakfast and in the middle of it a fog suddenly settled down and we slowed up very much. In five or ten minutes it rose as suddenly - and there, right out the dining room window - was the Tionesta! We passed her quickly - and she tagged us into the big Canadian lock (a new one on me - the other side of the rapids) All trace of rain clouds had gone. Officers and passengers got off and raced around and compared notes and we could almost "see the whites of the eyes" of the Tionesta's passengers on her bow, from our stern, as we went through, about 9:30 am. Afterward, the Huronic stopped at the Canadian docks and the Tionesta shot past, over to the United States side - looking very pretty indeed, too. Laura and I and a few others (including the Central American


Aug. 1. Mon. Being uncertain as to just when we would arrive. Laura and I got up rather too early this morning. In fact, we saw a beautiful sunrise - and threats of rain. Everyone was out early. The Locks are always an attraction. We discovered the Tionesta "off the port bow" and the officers and men all crazy for a race. Got acquainted with a lot of people, comparing notes, but we didn't seem to gain much - met or passed many other boats however. Finally we went to breakfast and in the middle of it a fog suddenly settled down and we slowed up very much. In five or ten minutes it rose as suddenly - and there, right out the dining room window - was the Tionesta! We passed her quickly - and she tagged us into the big Canadian lock (a new one on me - the other side of the rapids) All trace of rain clouds had gone. Officers and passengers got off and raced around and compared notes and we could almost "see the whites of the eyes" of the Tionesta's passengers on her bow, from our stern, as we went through, about 9:30 am. Afterward, the Huronic stopped at the Canadian docks and the Tionesta shot past, over to the United States side - looking very pretty indeed, too. Laura and I and a few others (including the Central American

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